Located on a secure residential mooring in the attractive Ice Wharf Marina is this charming houseboat. Perfect as a pied-a-terre, London holiday home or live aboard.
Built by the renowned Malcom Braine in 1986 'Merlin No 1' is a 60ft classic canal tug with a 6'10 beam and offers the opportunity to own an affordable residence within walking distance to Kings Cross St Pancras.
Accommodation consists of a double bedroom complete with star gazing hatch, a living room/ kitchen with gas hob and integrated appliances, a bathroom, engine cabin and traditional boatman's cabin to the stern with hand-painted doors and cupboards and a traditional stove.
'Merlin No 1' is well equipped with a powerful Beta Marine engine with a four bladed propeller making it fit and ready for trips anywhere on the UK canal network which you are perfectly placed to explore.
Ice Wharf is centrally located less than 500 m from Granary square an the recently completed and impressive Coal drops yard which host global eateries, stylish bars and popular recreational squares and art centers. Furthermore Islington's Upper Street and Camden Town are both less than a mile away.
There is a choice of transport links including Kings Cross and St Pancras, These stations are served by six underground lines and the Eurostar connecting you to local, national and International destinations. Additionally there are many bus routes connecting you to the City and the West End.
Merlin No 1 comes with a fully transferable residential mooring which currently costs £12,400 per annum in Mooring fees and service charges. Each mooring is provided with its separately metered shore power, from this your water and electricity can be accessed. Within Ice Wharf Marina there is also a communal recreation space, gardens and shower/laundry/pump out facilities